New Waste Management Plan For Cork

18 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City and County Councils have been set a number of key targets in relation waste prevention activities under a newly launched plan. Among the policies and actions included in the Southern Region Waste Management Plan, one of three such plans being launched in Ireland, is a 1% […]

Stakeholders invited to Cork 1916 planning event

16 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland 2016 is a National initiative to develop, coordinate and deliver a programme to be delivered from for the 2016 centenary year with local, national, and international events based the ideals of 1916, the Proclamation, and the events of that time. Plans are currently underway to commemorate 1916 […]

Young Cork rappers to launch album

17 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Youth Work Ireland Cork’s Rappers, RuffKulture, are launching their first album on Saturday, 23rd May in Camden Palace at 2pm This a group of teenage rappers, singers and musicians based up at “The Hut” in Gurranabraher (Youth Work Ireland Cork). The rap workshops were featured on RTE’s The […]

Merger creates new Cork legal firm ‘BDM Boylan’

16 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Two Cork firms, “McNulty Boylan and Partners” and “Mullins Lynch Byrne”, haved merged. The new name is “BDM Boylan”. It becomes one of the largest law firms in Munster, employing 12 solicitors among a total team of 30. The firm is based in Clarkes Bridge House, Hanover Street […]

Cork City JPC to meet Monday

15 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A public meeting of the Cork City Joint Policing Committee to discuss the issue of drugs will take place on Monday 18th May at 2pm in the Millennium Hall, City Hall. This is an open meeting of the JPC that will look at the issues of drug and […]

Capital funding to improve facilities for youth services in Cork – Buttimer

13 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD, Jerry Buttimer, has said that services for young people in Cork will be supported by new funding from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following an announcement of funding for St. Kevin’s Youth Encounter Project and Foróige […]

[Video] Airbnb will change how Cork Hotels operate

[Video] Airbnb will change how Cork Hotels operate

13 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The world it is a changin’ Hitherto Taxi/Hackney drivers were the only people who could collect passengers from public places. This wasn’t just for licensing reasons, it was also for practical reasons, as a potential passenger would have now way of knowing that a driver wished to operate […]

Controversy Over LGBT Pride Flag Flying Over Cork City Hall

Controversy Over LGBT Pride Flag Flying Over Cork City Hall

13 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry has said that AAA councillors would strongly oppose any attempt to take the LGBT pride flag down from Cork City Hall. His comments came after Fianna Fail councillor Terry Shannon called on Cork City Chief Executive Ann Doherty to remove the flag […]